Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Genetic Polymorphisms - New Insights

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Academic Editor

Mahmut Çalışkan

Istanbul University

PublishedMay 4th, 2022

Doi10.5772/intechopen.95195

ISBN978-1-83968-811-9

Print ISBN978-1-83968-810-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-1-83968-812-6

Copyright year2022

Number of pages224

This book provides a glimpse into the dynamic process of genetic polymorphism by presenting studies carried out on different kinds of organisms at the DNA level or gene expression level. Chapters address such topics as genetic polymorphism in animals, gametocyte biomarkers, thrombotic disorders, prostate cancer, and more.

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1. Genetic Polymorphism in Animals

By Subodh Kumar Jain, Shweta Yadav and Sapna Sedha

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2. From Genes to Biomarkers: Understanding the Biology of Malaria Gametocytes and Their Detection

By Daniel Kepple, Anthony Ford, Ebony Little, Gabrielle Kolesar, Beka R. Abagero, Ashley N. Blackwell, Swarnapali De Silva Indrasekara, Delenasaw Yewhalaw and Eugenia Lo

114
3. Thrombosis-Related DNA Polymorphisms

By Nouha Bouayed Abdelmoula and Balkiss Abdelmoula

20
4. Cytokine Gene Polymorphism and Cancer Risk: A Promising Tool for Individual Susceptibility and Prognostic Implications

By Arshad A. Pandith, Ina Bhat, Sheikh Mansoor, Aabid Koul, Usma Manzoor, Iqra Anwar, Fozia Mohammad, Qurat Ul Aein, Shahid M. Baba and Carmen Vladulescu

79
5. Genetic Polymorphism and Prostate Cancer: An Update

By Surayya Siddiqui, Sridevi I. Puranik, Aimen Akbar and Shridhar C. Ghagane

97
6. HER2Ile655Val Polymorphism and Risk of Breast Cancer

By Tung Nguyen-Thanh, Thong Ba Nguyen and Thuan Dang-Cong

91
8. Characterization, Comparative, and Phylogenetic Analyses of Retrotransposons in Diverse Plant Genomes

By Aloysius Brown, Orlex B. Yllano, Leilani D. Arce, Ephraim A. Evangelista, Ferdinand A. Esplana, Lester Harris R. Catolico and Merbeth Christine L. Pedro

121
9. Sex Determination

By Rakesh Choudhary, Subhash Chand, Tejveer Singh, Rajesh K. Singhal, Vinay K. Chourasiya and Indu

31

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